Bill Gates is meh on Web 3 and the metaverse

BILL gates metaverse
BILL gates metaverse
  • Bill Gates said artificial intelligence is “quite revolutionary” in his annual Reddit AMA session.
  • In contrast, the Microsoft cofounder appeared lukewarm about Web3 and the metaverse.
  • He also said he was impressed with OpenAI’s ChatGPT platform, which has been making waves recently.
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Bill Gates has weighed in on some of the buzziest concepts in tech, revealing he’s tepid about Web3 and the metaverse, but thinks artificial intelligence, or AI, is “quite revolutionary.”

The Microsoft cofounder was giving his take on tech trends at his annual Ask Me Anything session on Reddit, where he answered a handful of questions posed by Reddit users on a variety of subjects.

One Reddit user asked, “Many years ago, I think around 2000, I heard you say something on TV like, ‘People are vastly overestimating what the internet will be like in 5 years, and vastly underestimating what it will be like in 10 years.’ Is any mammoth technology shift at a similar stage right now?”